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Agent-Based Social Systems #9: Agent-Based Modelling of Socio-Technical Systems

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Decision makers in large scale interconnected network systems require simulation models for decision support. The behaviour of these systems is determined by many actors, situated in a dynamic, multi-actor, multi-objective and multi-level environment. How can such systems be modelled and how can the socio-technical complexity be captured? Agent-based modelling is a proven approach to handle this challenge. This book provides a practical introduction to agent-based modelling of socio-technical systems, based on a methodology that has been developed at

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Here is a practical introduction to agent-based modelling of socio-technical systems, based on methodology developed at TU Delft, which has been deployed in a number of case studies. Offers theory, methods and practical steps for creating real-world models.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Prof Nigel Gilbert Preface by the Editors Contributors 1 Introduction; G.P.J. Dijkema, Z. Lukszo and M.P.C. Weijnen Part I Theory and Practice 2 Theory; I. Nikolic and J. Kasmire 3 Practice; I. Nikolic, K.H. van Dam and J. Kasmire Part II Case studies 4 Introduction to the Case Studies; K.H. van Dam, I. Nikolic and Z. Lukszo 5 Agent-Based Models of Supply Chains; B. Behdani, K.H. van Dam and Z. Lukszo 6 An Agent-Based Model of Consumer Lighting; E.J.L. Chappin and M.R. Afman 7 An Agent-Based Model of CO2 Policies and Electricity Generation; E.J.L. Chappin and G.P.J. Dijkema 8 An Agent-Based Model of a Mobile Phone Production, Consumption and Recycling Network; L.A. Bollinger, C.B. Davis and I. Nikolic 9 Next Steps in Modelling Socio-Technical Systems: Towards Collaborative Modelling; A. Chmieliauskas, C.B. Davis and L.A. Bollinger Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400749320
Author:
Dam, Koen H. Van
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Dam, Koen H. van
Author:
Lukszo, Zofia
Author:
Nikolic, Igor
Author:
Dam, Koen H.
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
agent-based modelling
Subject:
Decision Support
Subject:
infrastructures decision support
Subject:
Ontology
Subject:
socio-technical system
Subject:
Simulation and Modeling
Subject:
Complexity
Subject:
Computational intelligence
Subject:
Social Sciences, general
Subject:
Economics/Management Science, general
Subject:
Energy Technology
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
B
Subject:
Business and Economics
Subject:
Computer simulation
Subject:
Engineering
Subject:
Social sciences
Subject:
Economics
Subject:
Electric engineering
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Series:
Agent-Based Social Systems
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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Business » General
Business » Management
Computers and Internet » Artificial Intelligence » General
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Computer Simulation
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
Science and Mathematics » Energy » General

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